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This is what you need to know about the 2016 Apple Black Friday deals, including the price you can expect to pay for the iPad Pro, iPad mini, iPhone, Apple TV and a variety of MacBook Black Friday deals. After not holding a sale past year for Black Friday , Apple has surprised consumers by posting a new Ad on its website for a Black Friday 2016 sale.
  • Obama Administration Blocks Arctic Oil Drilling Through 2022

    Obama Administration Blocks Arctic Oil Drilling Through 2022

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    The Obama administration's decision to forgo auctions of new oil and gas drilling rights in U.S. Arctic waters deals a blow to energy companies seeking to lock up new territory beyond the long-explored Gulf of Mexico. "But in removing Arctic leases, the potential sale of Arctic leases, it removed the investments that could be made down the road". Also, environmentalists had uncovered details of an old law that forced the company to cut exploration there by half.
  • Facebook is doing a $6 billion stock buyback

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    In a regulatory filing , the company said buybacks will depend on factors such as price and market conditions, and may include open market or privately negotiated transactions. Facebook will begin a search for a new CAO in the meantime, with Athwal helping with the transition. Either way, this is Facebook's first stock buyback to date.
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 offers 20% faster charging

    Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 offers 20% faster charging

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    The company didn't say a lot about what makes the new chip tick, but it has confirmed a few details. With 3.0, if you were about to be stranded with a dead battery, you could get enough juice to last the rest of the day with just 20 or 30 minutes of charging.
  • Browse Privately on iOS With Firefox Focus

    Browse Privately on iOS With Firefox Focus

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    For some users, it seems as though your web activities can follow you everywhere - across devices, across accounts. Firefox Focus also offers extensive customizable browsing options, with the ability to disable a website's custom font, and users can choose to load a page in another browser - Firefox or Safari - if they're willing to leave the security of Firefox Focus .
  • Pluto's frozen heart may hide slushy underground ocean

    Pluto's frozen heart may hide slushy underground ocean

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    The subsurface ocean, the new data suggest, may have served as a "gravitational anomaly", or weight, which would play a role in Pluto and Charon's gravitational tug-of-war. The chance of a giant impact producing a crater so precisely aligned with Charon are vanishingly slim, Keane says, so he and his team (as well as Nimmo's) went searching for another explanation.
  • America Has Suffered Its First Humiliation Under President-Elect Donald Trump

    America Has Suffered Its First Humiliation Under President-Elect Donald Trump

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    In 2012, Donald Trump tweeted that climate change was a concept invented by China to make U.S. businesses less competitive. Among the lenders: the Bank of China, one of the largest banks in a country that Mr. We'll check in with a reporter at a global Climate Change Conference in Morocco to find out how nations are reacting to the President elect. Trump denied sending the 2012 tweet, which is still online, in a presidential debate.
  • Tinder heralds inclusivity with 37 new gender options

    Tinder heralds inclusivity with 37 new gender options

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    The dating app added 37 new gender identity options for its users. The West Hollywood, California-based company said that users also can choose to be shown in searches that best reflect that identity. "Not only is it the right thing to do for our users, it's the right thing to do, period", Tinder told us in June. After all, those who identify as trans, genderqueer, or non-binary often face higher risk of assault after disclosing that they are trans to their dating partner.
  • Giuliani the favorite as Trump weighs secretary of state

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    Mike Rogers, a former USA congressman from MI who headed the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said he was leaving the transition team. "People will be excited when they see the type of leaders the president-elect brings into this administration". Bolton made no mention of his chances in an interview Tuesday with Fox News but seemed like he was auditioning for it, weighing in heavily on United States relations with Moscow the day after Trump called Russian President ...
  • Tinder: Transgender Options Now Available on Dating App

    Tinder: Transgender Options Now Available on Dating App

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    Starting Tuesday, transgender and gender-nonconforming Tinder users in the United States will be able to select any term they want to describe their gender identity, rather than just male or female . Reid says the company has reprogrammed its algorithms to better detect inappropriate harassment and that the company will now have a "far more aggressive" policy towards those that use the app improperly.
  • Minister Naughten to travel to Morocco for climate change talks

    Minister Naughten to travel to Morocco for climate change talks

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    The president-elect's advisers are considering ways to bypass a theoretical four-year procedure for leaving the accord, the report said , citing a source from Trump's transition team. According to el Haite said these statements came from "candidate Trump and we didn't hear yet the President Trump ". The action also could antagonize many other countries.
  • 2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

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    These are the key findings of the latest report by the Global Carbon Project, an worldwide initiative of scientists to show existing data on CO2 emissons from a multitude of sources in a unified way . Trump has called global warming a hoax and wants the U.S. to abandon the Paris Agreement that limits emissions and instead bolster the USA coal and oil industries.
  • Bernie Sanders Declines to Say Whether He Could've Beat Donald Trump

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    Crucially, independent voters, who made up almost one- third of the general election voters this year, favoured Sanders over Trump , 55 per cent to 45 per cent, the poll found. There is now evidence that Bernie Sanders could have maintained his popularity. Clinton, certainly, was the 800-pound gorilla in the group - universal name ID, a gold-plated resume (including secretary of State), support of major donors, and big-name endorsements from Day 1 of the campaign.
  • MotoGP 2016: Jorge Lorenzo takes record pole at Valencia

    MotoGP 2016: Jorge Lorenzo takes record pole at Valencia

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    The three-time MotoGP champion led throughout his final race for Yamaha to sign off in style in his homeland, winning the race at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo for a fourth time. On lap 17, Iannone finally got back past and made it stick while elsewhere on the track Britain's Cal Crutchlow's challenging weekend ended in the gravel as he crashed out at turn 14 from 9th position.
  • Mexico will not pay for Trump wall, but seeks cooperation

    Mexico will not pay for Trump wall, but seeks cooperation

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    Manaut, a researcher from the North America Research Center at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, explained that the Mexican government would have a complex task with Donald Trump due to resistance to his anti-immigration and protectionist quotes.
  • SYL:Dispute continues for 61 yrs after 1st pact in '55

    SYL:Dispute continues for 61 yrs after 1st pact in '55

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    The court had also appointed the Union Home Secretary and Punjab's Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) as the "joint receiver" of land and other property meant for SYL canal till the outcome of the judgement. "Haryanvis are our brothers, but we have to take a stand for Punjab , it's our duty", the Punjab CM said during the press conference. Punjab da koi paani baahar nahi jayega (We clarified it already that none will get even a single drop of water from Punjab ), ...
  • South Africa's Zuma beats no-confidence vote

    South Africa's Zuma beats no-confidence vote

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    But the ANC's parliamentary majority delivered a resounding signal of support as 214 lawmakers voted against the motion and 126 voted in favour. The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) had moved a motion of no confidence on Zuma who is facing corruption allegations.
  • You can now insert links, tags, and Boomerang GIFs into Instagram Stories

    You can now insert links, tags, and Boomerang GIFs into Instagram Stories

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    Now, you'll be able to tag a friend in a story in the same way that you tag them in an Instagram caption, by adding their username to a photo or video. With mentions , you can now share moments with those who like by mentioning them in the story. The third and final feature of this rollout is Boomerang , a feature Instagram rolled out a year ago to create videos with up to five photos that play on a continuous loop.
  • Phoenix student walkout over Trump grows

    Phoenix student walkout over Trump grows

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    Some teachers, particularly those at schools with large immigrant and minority populations, faced classrooms full of anxious and distraught students. "It's just going to be big and different". "We are not going to have someone feel targeted or unsafe due to their race". KRON 4 reports that other schools are engaging in walk outs today: Those include Napa High, several schools in Hayward, Pittsburg High School, and others.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Insiders Look Pessimistic About Prospects

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Insiders Look Pessimistic About Prospects

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    The Oklahoma-based Pinnacle Hldg Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. The volume of 7.29 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 9.91 Million shares. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.
  • Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

    Report of different Samsung phone model exploding

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to receive an update soon which makes the users remind of returning the devices soon. Aftab Afridi, a software engineer according to his Twitter bio, put his Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on charge before going to sleep and later woke up to a loud explosion.